2017 The Farm Pinot Noir Library Set
Garnet color, jewel like in its transparency, color and brilliance. This wine boasts a highly aromatic nose, showing rose petals, bing cherry, black tea and a hint of cranberry. Rich fruit tones blend with earth and minerality for great texture and structure. Notes of dark cherry, black tea and dried herbs for an elegant old-world style. The finish is long of tea and gentle tobacco, hinting of dried fruit and black pepper. Truly sophisticated and stunning!
These grapes were picked at sunrise, hand-sorted and destemmed then cold soaked for 5 days before going through whole berry fermentation and receiving 2 punch-downs per day. Fermentation took approximately 12-16 days in an open top 5 ton fermentation tank and the wine was then racked to barrels.
30% new French Oak, 30% 1 yr., 40% older (Remond, Cadus, Magrenan, primarily). Wine remained in barrel for 9 months with one racking at 5 months during blending.